The Madhya Pradesh High Court has taken serious note of the release of a fraud accused without getting bail from court.
The Court issued notice to the state government, DGP, IG, SP Bhopal North, SHO police station Kohefiza, Bhopal and Upendra Jain ADGP (IG Range Bhopal). On Tuesday, the case was taken up for hearing before a single bench of Justice Vijay Kumar Shukla.
Advocate Vikas Mahawar, appearing on behalf of petitioner Mohammad Aamir Khan, argued that the petitioner had lodged a complaint of fraud at the Kohefiza police station in Bhopal. On the basis of which case has been registered under IPC sections 420, 467, 468, 471, 120B against others including Jasbir Singh. The clauses recorded in this case were non-bailable. Yet a year passed and the accused were not arrested. Therefore, the reward was also announced against the offender.
Advocate Mahawar said on September 11, 2020, Gauharganj police of Raisen district arrested Jasbir Singh. The information was given to Kohefiza police station. From there, Inspector Nitin Ahirwar came to Gauharganj with three constables and took Jasbir to Kohefiza police station. Information has been recorded about the handing over of the accused to the Kohefiza police in the Roznamcha of Gauharganj police station.
Despite this, the accused was not produced in court giving benefit of proximity to Upendra Jain, the ADGP (IG Range Bhopal). He was released without bail order. The complaint was also made in CM Helpline, but no action was taken, alleged the petitioner.
The Court has directed the state to clarify that how was an accused released without getting bail? The next hearing of the case is January 11.